Injustice History: On this day, November 25 2006. Sean Elijah Bell was killed in South Jamaica Queens, New York. Three men were shot a total of 50 times by a team of both plainclothed and undercover NYPD officers, killing Sean Bell on the morning of his wedding and severely wounding two of his friends. Trent Benefield and Joseph Guzman. The incident sparked fierce criticism of the police from members of the public and drew comparisons to the 1999 killing of Amadou Diallo. Three of the five detectives involved in the shooting went to trial on charges of first and second-degree manslaughter, first and second-degree assault, and second-degree reckless endangerment, and were found not guilty.
Gone, but not forgotten, ever.